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CATEGORY: Questioning the Foundations Essay Contest (2012) [back]
TOPIC: The Universe Is a Constantly Changing, Diaphanous Boundary of the Present, Between the World of Infinite Possibility and the Non-Real Past by Bradford P. Worthington [refresh]
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Author bradford p worthington wrote on Sep. 5, 2012 @ 12:41 GMT
Essay Abstract

Much thought concerning the nature of our universe with respect to the past, present and future, treats time as mathematically reversible in direction or as simultaneously and forever existent in a pure block universe, with intact pasts and futures that can be visited under appropriate conditions. It is proposed that our universe is a finite and constantly changing diaphanous boundary universe (DBU) of the present, engaging a larger non-real world of infinite potential from which this boundary is fueled. The diaphanous boundary universe of the present is the gatekeeper of reality, which evidences reality from within an infinite range of outcomes or possibilities in the greater world. All events have an occurrence of one and are therefore non-existent once they occur, except that all event information is retained in the present which informs the boundary regarding what future possibilities may occur. There are no fixed physical laws in the universe because the boundary is changing, altering its own nature and how it selects from future possibilities, creating the next now with new realities drawn from the infinite potential of the greater world. Time is absent from the structure of the universe except as an essential artifact within consciousness, which allows life to engage time with space in order to experience the interconnections and causal relationships of past, present and future.

Author Bio

Bradford Worthington attended Carnegie Mellon Univesity (BArch), and is an architect and musician, composer and inventor. He has studied nature, physics and cosmology throughout his life from a non-mathematical and diverse vantage point. Currently residing in Denver, CO.

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Wilhelmus de Wilde de Wilde wrote on Sep. 12, 2012 @ 15:02 GMT
Bradford: A very clear essay, but as an architect (like me) we have to construct material entities from our ideas. Yours is interesting and has paralels with my perception of "reality". See "THE CONSCIOUSNESS CONNECTION", I await your reaction on my thread.

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Jayakar Johnson Joseph wrote on Sep. 23, 2012 @ 04:07 GMT
Dear Bradford Worthington,

As per Coherently-cyclic cluster-matter paradigm of universe, the universe is inclusive of everything without any boundary in that nothing is exclusive of it. A finite fluctuation cycle of the universe within the infinite cycles of universe is descriptive of a cyclic time with the emergence of discrete times, in that the entire universe allows the existence of consciousness and intelligence more in specific localities.

With best wishes,

Jayakar

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Jayakar Johnson Joseph replied on Sep. 23, 2012 @ 04:47 GMT
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As the present event of three dimensional expression of an object is observational only external to the system, structure of the universe is not observational by an observer within the system, whereas time emerges only within a system.

Jayakar

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Hoang cao Hai wrote on Sep. 28, 2012 @ 04:04 GMT
Dear Bradford Worthington

Very interesting to see your essay.

Perhaps all of us are convinced that: the choice of yourself is right!That of course is reasonable.

So may be we should work together to let's the consider clearly defined for the basis foundations theoretical as the most challenging with intellectual of all of us.

Why we do not try to start with a real challenge is very close and are the focus of interest of the human science: it is a matter of mass and grain Higg boson of the standard model.

Knowledge and belief reasoning of you will to express an opinion on this matter:

You have think that: the Mass is the expression of the impact force to material (definition from the ABSOLUTE theory of me) - so no impact force, we do not feel the Higg boson - similar to the case of no weight outside the Earth's atmosphere.

Does there need to be a particle with mass for everything have volume? If so, then why the mass of everything change when moving from the Earth to the Moon? Higg boson is lighter by the Moon's gravity is weaker than of Earth?

The LHC particle accelerator used to "Smashed" until "Ejected" Higg boson, but why only when the "Smashed" can see it,and when off then not see it ?

Can be "locked" Higg particles? so when "released" if we do not force to it by any the Force, how to know that it is "out" or not?

You are should be boldly to give a definition of weight that you think is right for us to enjoy, or oppose my opinion.

Because in the process of research, the value of "failure" or "success" is the similar with science. The purpose of a correct theory be must is without any a wrong point ?

Glad to see from you comments soon,because still have too many of the same problems.

Kind Regards !

Hải.Caohoàng of THE INCORRECT ASSUMPTIONS AND A CORRECT THEORY

August 23, 2012 - 11:51 GMT on this essay contest.

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Sergey G Fedosin wrote on Oct. 4, 2012 @ 04:22 GMT
If you do not understand why your rating dropped down. As I found ratings in the contest are calculated in the next way. Suppose your rating is
and
was the quantity of people which gave you ratings. Then you have
of points. After it anyone give you
of points so you have
of points and
is the common quantity of the people which gave you ratings. At the same time you will have
of points. From here, if you want to be R2 > R1 there must be:
or
or
In other words if you want to increase rating of anyone you must give him more points
then the participant`s rating
was at the moment you rated him. From here it is seen that in the contest are special rules for ratings. And from here there are misunderstanding of some participants what is happened with their ratings. Moreover since community ratings are hided some participants do not sure how increase ratings of others and gives them maximum 10 points. But in the case the scale from 1 to 10 of points do not work, and some essays are overestimated and some essays are drop down. In my opinion it is a bad problem with this Contest rating process.

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Helmut Hansen wrote on Oct. 4, 2012 @ 06:52 GMT
Dear Bradford,

you are touching a Universe that is described by mystical traditions throughout the history of mankind again and again. You mentioned David Bohm as a modern thinker who has tried to explore those larger but still inaccessible essence of reality that pervades all existence by means of scientific reasoning.

I agree with you that this deeper part of reality cannot directly be detected. I took just this inaccessibility as a starting point, asking me: How must the observable universe look like if its underlying foundation shall be ultimately inaccessible?

I found that transcendence is actually a higly restrictive condition with respect to the observable Universe. It requires a sort of radical non-dual conception (as it is described by the Doctrine of Advaita in more general terms) in order to secure the inaccessibility (i.e. invisibility) of the ONE or MIND.

Surprisingly our Universe does possess such a radical non-dual conception. There are empirical data that point to this specific order. In the FQXI_Contest 2009 I have sketched this idea.

Look at the essay: TAMING of the ONE.

May be this essay is of interest for you.

Good Luck for your paper and for your Work.

Kind Regards

Helmut

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